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1958 Durham Bulls

1958 > Class B > 1958 Carolina League
Overall: 58-79
Scored 520 runs, Allowed 623 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 57-80

Affiliation: Detroit Tigers-AL
Manager: Chuck Kress
Represented: Durham, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1957 / 1959

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Clifford Adams 21 10 10 9 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 .333 .400 .333 .733 3 0 0 0 0
2 John Aehl* 23 33 59 48 2 9 0 0 0 1 0 10 10 .188 .328 .188 .515 9 0 1 0 0
3 Jere Barto# 22 7 10 1 .100
4 Richard Beck 23 37 128 105 11 16 6 0 1 8 2 22 17 .152 .305 .238 .543 25 1 0 0 1
5 Jack Bowen 21 87 328 303 42 84 13 1 5 34 6 19 20 .277 .321 .376 .697 114 2 1 3 1
6 Daniel Briner* 21 46 204 177 22 51 6 4 0 14 4 21 20 .288 .366 .367 .734 65 2 2 2 2
7 Ted Brzenk 20 131 509 445 58 115 28 4 14 52 1 58 89 .258 .343 .434 .777 193 1 2 3 6
8 Arthur Clessures* 20 9 34 7 .206
9 James Cross 23 106 450 385 42 90 20 2 1 35 6 57 35 .234 .334 .304 .638 117 2 4 2 0
10 Richard Day* 21 25 68 64 5 15 5 0 0 10 0 0 5 .234 .227 .313 .540 20 0 2 2 0
11 John Donatucci 22 11 52 48 3 9 2 1 0 5 0 4 19 .188 .250 .271 .521 13 0 0 0 0
12 Bob Dustal 22 18 27 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 .043 .120 .043 .163 1 0 2 0 0
13 Alan Dwyer 23 8 12 1 .083
14 Paul Gatza 22 25 67 62 6 12 3 0 4 8 0 4 28 .194 .242 .435 .678 27 0 1 0 0
15 James Gilchrist 21 16 49 37 3 7 3 0 1 3 0 10 15 .189 .375 .351 .726 13 1 1 0 0
16 James Green 23 2 2 0 .000
17 Lynwood Jones* 21 8 8 1 .125
18 David Justus 21 29 58 52 4 8 1 0 0 1 0 4 30 .154 .214 .173 .387 9 0 2 0 0
19 Phillip Kliewer 20 2 3 0 .000
20 Richard Klunder# 20 4 6 1 .167
21 Howie Koplitz 20 36 72 69 6 17 1 0 0 8 0 1 21 .246 .254 .261 .514 18 0 1 1 0
22 Chuck Kress* 36 21 31 27 2 5 0 1 0 3 0 3 2 .185 .267 .259 .526 7 0 1 0 1
23 Alan Luce* 23 26 90 77 9 13 3 0 3 11 1 11 15 .169 .281 .325 .606 25 1 1 0 0
24 Gordon Maxwell* 22 94 375 315 41 83 15 5 6 30 5 50 46 .263 .364 .400 .764 126 2 4 4 2
25 Dennis Mendyk 22 50 198 180 16 44 8 3 3 27 0 16 43 .244 .306 .372 .678 67 0 2 0 5
26 Paul Nickell* 23 31 112 106 8 19 2 1 0 5 0 5 28 .179 .223 .217 .440 23 1 0 0 1
27 Richard Patton* 26 87 358 324 35 95 12 0 6 27 0 30 18 .293 .354 .386 .740 125 1 2 1 0
28 James Robinette* 23 86 347 315 37 73 8 3 12 33 0 29 56 .232 .301 .390 .691 123 2 1 0 6
29 Inocencio Rodriguez* 24 44 153 135 14 40 4 0 6 24 1 13 34 .296 .366 .459 .825 62 3 0 2 1
30 John Schroder 21 74 305 277 29 76 18 4 2 30 0 17 42 .274 .319 .390 .709 108 2 7 2 0
31 Thomas Sharkey 25 17 27 21 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 6 .048 .231 .095 .326 2 2 1 0 0
32 Richard Sheldon 22 13 22 21 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 .190 .227 .190 .418 4 0 0 0 0
33 Roger Sheppard 21 8 15 2 .133
34 George Smith 20 83 343 300 40 68 9 3 4 24 2 34 76 .227 .318 .317 .634 95 7 0 2 0
35 Robert Stechmann 22 16 63 53 4 5 1 0 0 1 0 10 12 .094 .238 .113 .351 6 0 0 0 0
36 John Tasker* 22 45 183 143 23 32 4 1 2 17 1 37 28 .224 .387 .308 .694 44 1 2 0 1
37 George Thomas 20 24 100 92 7 25 5 0 0 9 0 5 18 .272 .330 .326 .656 30 3 0 0 0
38 Jim Tolleson 28 45 157 140 15 39 5 1 4 15 1 14 19 .279 .348 .414 .763 58 1 2 0 0
39 Dick Walter 21 15 11 11 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .273 .273 .273 .545 3 0 0 0 0
40 Jake Wood 21 17 56 46 9 13 1 0 0 1 0 10 17 .283 .411 .304 .715 14 0 0 0 0
40 Players 22.2 138 5051 4474 520 1090 185 34 75 453 29 12 504 838 .244 .319 .350 .669 1568 47 26 27
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Clifford Adams 21 2 3 .400 5.00 10 27.0 29 15 11 1.481 9.7 3.7
2 John Aehl* 23 11 7 .611 1.86 33 17 12 4 174.0 147 64 36 6 57 5 116 2 1 3 1.172 7.6 0.3 2.9 6.0 2.04
3 Jere Barto 22 0 2 .000 8.18 6 22.0 20
4 James Cross 23 1 0 1.000 3.86 3 7.0 3
5 Richard Day* 21 10 4 .714 2.15 19 15 14 0 138.0 117 50 33 7 59 1 82 0 0 3 1.275 7.6 0.5 3.8 5.3 1.39
6 Bob Dustal 22 5 5 .500 3.30 18 6 4 1 79.0 77 34 29 8 24 3 38 0 0 2 1.278 8.8 0.9 2.7 4.3 1.58
7 Alan Dwyer 23 2 3 .400 4.30 8 6 3 0 44.0 44 28 21 5 23 1 20 1 0 0 1.523 9.0 1.0 4.7 4.1 0.87
8 Paul Gatza 22 7 7 .500 3.44 17 14 5 0 110.0 109 53 42 5 55 2 64 5 0 2 1.491 8.9 0.4 4.5 5.2 1.16
9 Lynwood Jones 21 0 2 .000 5.59 7 29.0 18
10 David Justus 21 4 12 .250 3.88 27 15 7 0 153.0 152 80 66 10 80 4 82 8 1 5 1.516 8.9 0.6 4.7 4.8 1.03
11 Phillip Kliewer* 20 1 1 .500 2.57 2 7.0 2
12 Richard Klunder* 20 0 1 .000 9.00 4 15.0 15
13 Howie Koplitz 20 10 9 .526 3.60 30 21 12 1 165.0 144 89 66 11 78 7 144 1 0 6 1.345 7.9 0.6 4.3 7.9 1.85
14 Thomas Sharkey 25 0 9 .000 5.45 17 12 4 0 76.0 78 52 46 1 66 4 59 0 0 6 1.895 9.2 0.1 7.8 7.0 0.89
15 Richard Sheldon 22 3 4 .429 4.35 13 9 4 0 60.0 59 35 29 4 32 2 44 2 0 0 1.517 8.8 0.6 4.8 6.6 1.38
16 Roger Sheppard 21 1 5 .167 5.14 8 7 2 0 42.0 47 31 24 6 20 3 21 0 0 2 1.595 10.1 1.3 4.3 4.5 1.05
17 Dick Walter 21 1 4 .200 4.36 14 3 2 0 33.0 35 18 16 2 17 2 16 2 0 1 1.576 9.5 0.5 4.6 4.4 0.94
17 Players 21.8 58 79 .423 3.67 138 138 65 73 7 1180.0 1157 623 481 83 587 38 753 25 4 43 1.478 8.8 0.6 4.5 5.7 1.28
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Jack Bowen 67 385 42 14 12 .968 6.37 5
Alan Luce 26 158 13 6 5 .966 6.58 6
Jim Tolleson 25 148 15 4 2 .976 6.52 3
Richard Beck 19 99 11 4 2 .965 5.79 5

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Richard Patton 62 516 32 1 28 .998 8.84
John Tasker 45 385 29 8 26 .981 9.20
Inocencio Rodriguez 29 215 19 8 19 .967 8.07

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
George Smith 76 177 201 12 39 .969 4.97
Gordon Maxwell 39 92 80 14 14 .925 4.41
James Gilchrist 13 22 19 4 5 .911 3.15
James Cross 12 20 26 3 9 .939 3.83

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ted Brzenk 126 140 242 28 25 .932 3.03

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Schroder 68 120 152 14 33 .951 4.00
James Cross 39 63 86 13 14 .920 3.82
Robert Stechmann 16 26 42 7 13 .907 4.25
John Donatucci 11 22 34 2 3 .966 5.09

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
James Robinette 86 141 8 9 1 .943 1.73
James Cross 50 127 8 4 0 .971 2.70
Gordon Maxwell 48 78 7 1 0 .988 1.77
Dennis Mendyk 48 87 5 2 2 .979 1.92
Daniel Briner 46 126 5 1 0 .992 2.85
Paul Nickell 27 46 3 3 1 .942 1.81
Richard Patton 25 45 4 1 0 .980 1.96
George Thomas 19 66 2 6 0 .919 3.58
Jack Bowen 14 24 2 1 0 .963 1.86
Jim Tolleson 14 16 2 0 0 1.000 1.29
Richard Beck 13 24 2 1 0 .963 2.00
Jake Wood 13 19 1 2 0 .909 1.54

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Aehl 33 4 33 1 1 .974 1.12
Howie Koplitz 30 9 23 1 0 .970 1.07
David Justus 27 12 22 3 5 .919 1.26
Richard Day 19 7 17 0 2 1.000 1.26
Bob Dustal 18 6 16 0 2 1.000 1.22
Paul Gatza 17 8 25 2 1 .943 1.94
Thomas Sharkey 17 2 14 1 0 .941 0.94
Dick Walter 14 2 7 0 0 1.000 0.64
Richard Sheldon 13 0 4 0 0 1.000 0.31
Clifford Adams 10 3 5 0 1 1.000 0.80
Alan Dwyer 8 0.00
Roger Sheppard 8 0.00
Lynwood Jones 7 0.00
Jere Barto 6 0.00
Richard Klunder 4 0.00
James Cross 3 0.00
Phillip Kliewer 2 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Clifford Adams 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Feb 6, 1937
John Aehl 23 L L 5' 9.0" 180 1935
Jere Barto 22 S R 6' 1.0" 180 Dec 7, 1935 Manheim, PA, US
Richard Beck 23 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1935
Jack Bowen 21 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1937
Daniel Briner 21 L L 5' 9.0" 160 1937
Ted Brzenk 20 R R 6' 0.0" 185 1938
Arthur Clessures 20 L L 5' 11.0" 175 1938
James Cross 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 1935
Richard Day 21 L L 6' 0.0" 185 1937
John Donatucci 22 R 6' 2.0" 1936
Bob Dustal 22 R R 6' 0.0" 172 Sep 28, 1935 Sayreville, NJ, US
Alan Dwyer 23 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Jan 19, 1935 Geneva, NY, US
Paul Gatza 22 R R 6' 1.0" 185 1936
James Gilchrist 21 R 6' 1.0" 195 1937
James Green 23 R 6' 1.0" 195 1935
Lynwood Jones 21 L R 5' 10.0" 170 1937
David Justus 21 R R 5' 10.0" 170 1937
Phillip Kliewer 20 R L 6' 3.0" 170 1938
Richard Klunder 20 S L 6' 3.0" 190 1938
Howie Koplitz 20 R R 5' 10.0" 190 May 4, 1938 Oshkosh, WI, US
Chuck Kress 36 L L 6' 0.0" 190 Dec 9, 1921 Philadelphia, PA, US
Alan Luce 23 L 5' 11.0" 185 1935
Gordon Maxwell 22 L 5' 10.0" 170 1936
Dennis Mendyk 22 R R 6' 0.0" 190 1936
Paul Nickell 23 L 6' 1.0" 190 1935
Richard Patton 26 L L 5' 11.0" 180 1932
James Robinette 23 L R 6' 2.0" 170 1935
Inocencio Rodriguez 24 L L 6' 0.0" 165 1934
John Schroder 21 R R 5' 11.0" 185 1937
Thomas Sharkey 25 R R 6' 0.0" 186 1933
Richard Sheldon 22 R R 6' 1.0" 180 1936
Roger Sheppard 21 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Apr 14, 1937 Gastonia, NC, US
George Smith 20 R R 5' 10.0" 170 Jul 7, 1937 St. Petersburg, FL, US
Robert Stechmann 22 R 6' 0.0" 175 1936
John Tasker 22 L L 6' 1.0" 183 1936
George Thomas 20 R R 6' 3.0" 190 Nov 29, 1937 Minneapolis, MN, US
Jim Tolleson 28 R 6' 0.0" 180 1930
Dick Walter 21 R R 6' 0.0" 190 Jun 13, 1937 Sommerville, MA, US
Jake Wood 21 R R 6' 1.0" 163 Jun 22, 1937 Elizabeth, NJ, US

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